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Full Focus: How a campus film festival built a friendship

As a Film and Media minor, I knew entering university that I wanted to get involved in extracurricular activities that fostered my interest in making videos. Little did I know that, now, as a third-year student, I’d be the video editor at The Queen’s Journal .Continue...

Students share their funniest stories from waiting in line for Kingston bars

The line to get into a Kingston bar can be a desolate, hopeless landscape. People shiver in skimpy clothes, overenthusiastic drinkers vomit in the streets, and impatient sneaks try their best to butt in line.Continue...

Justin Bieber’s silent struggle with Lyme disease

In an Instagram post last week, Justin Bieber candidly revealed he had been diagnosed with Lyme disease despite suffering silently from related symptoms for the last few years.Continue...

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry’s step back into private life

If you’ve scrolled through social media recently, you’ve probably heard about Harry and Meghan’s announcement. If not, I’m about to fill you in on all the royal drama.Continue...

Selena Gomez’s comeback album was worth the wait

With the release of her first full-length album since 2015, Rare , Selena Gomez has delivered an empowering message about loving yourself and removing toxic relationships from your life.Continue...

Asking for a Friend: Struggling to find a dream job and being ostracized by housemates

I’m Audrey Helpburn, The Journal ’s resident advice-giver. I answer questions about love, friendship, school, and more to help Queen’s students put their best foot forward on and around campus.Continue...

The Lazy Economist: The beautiful, bountiful world of bonds

If you aren’t familiar with investing, but want to save a few hundred dollars for a post-grad trip, a future shopping spree, or that scary thing people call “the future,” bonds are a great thing to know about.Continue...

How to productively accept your privilege

In the age of a reinvented conservative shift, it’s no wonder that new and creative ways to be racist are created each day.Continue...

You’s second season is somehow scarier than the first

Netflix released the second season of You at the end of December, proving to viewers just how much an attractive white man can get away with in our society.Continue...

What’s the deal with Australia’s bushfires?

Bushfires aren’t uncommon in Australia—in fact, Australia experiences a natural “fire season” every year during the Australian summer.Continue...

Our best moments of the past decade

When the clock struck midnight this New Year’s Eve, the world not only said goodbye to the past year, but to the past decade.Continue...

Busting ghosting culture at Queen’s

It’s safe to bet most Queen’s students have had at least one experience with a ghost—just not the paranormal kind.Continue...

Styles walks a “Fine Line” between sadness and hope in new album

Last month, Harry Styles released his second solo album, Fine Line .Continue...

Little Women brings modern feminism to a familiar story

2019 was the year of movie reboots, remakes, and questionable sequels. In a renaissance of retreading familiar stories in film, Greta Gerwig’s adaptation of Little Women proves that some stories do deserve to be retold.Continue...

New Year, new language

If you’re looking for a showstopping New Year’s resolution, toss those gym shoes aside and pick up a new language in 2020.Continue...

Everything you need to know about pap smears

Are you a person with a cervix who’s 21 or older and has been sexually active in the past?Continue...

Four TV shows to hunker down with this winter

Winter is here: the seemingly endless season that wraps every Canadian in a cold blanket of darkness.Continue...

A beginner’s guide to viewing The Bachelor

The Bachelor returned this past Monday with a brand-new cast of single hopefuls and, as always, a dramatic season premiere.Continue...

How Movember changed my attitude about my Asperger’s

When November rolls around, many people are left wondering what Movember is and why a bunch of guys are trying to grow mustaches (even though sometimes, they can’t).Continue...

Packing our 2019 pop culture time capsule

It’s hard enough to remember what we had for breakfast last week, let alone all of the crazy pop culture moments of the past year.Continue...

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